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going to catch the mountain goats on 12 april

'the sunset tree' has been tiding me over very nicely just recently. i should give the new one a close listen too.

Charlie Howard, Thursday, 13 March 2008 03:48 (6 years ago) Permalink

Get well soon, Mr. D.

( http://www.mountain-goats.com/archives/2008/03/australian-tour.html )

StanM, Thursday, 20 March 2008 10:19 (6 years ago) Permalink

get well soon J0hn, you are rad.

t_g, Thursday, 20 March 2008 10:22 (6 years ago) Permalink

Get well soon.

toby, Thursday, 20 March 2008 13:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

What they said.

Oilyrags, Thursday, 20 March 2008 13:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

yikes j0hn hope u are ok

M@tt He1ges0n, Thursday, 20 March 2008 15:16 (6 years ago) Permalink

bump for more good vibes & because J0hn is one of the awesomest dudes on ILX

StanM, Thursday, 20 March 2008 20:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

Too bad about that. NY Times gave a very good review today of Tuesday night's show.

Bill Magill, Thursday, 20 March 2008 20:39 (6 years ago) Permalink

i heard the show last night (wed) in williamsburg was really awesome. my good friend laura went who is a huge fan. said the electric guitar and drums worked well.

Surmounter, Thursday, 20 March 2008 20:41 (6 years ago) Permalink

i really like heretic pride a lot.

M@tt He1ges0n, Thursday, 20 March 2008 20:53 (6 years ago) Permalink

Wishing John well, he's a real inspiration.

myndbloom, Thursday, 20 March 2008 21:24 (6 years ago) Permalink

yeah get lonely & heretic pride have been spinning in my car for like 2 months now. get well soon dude.

BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 20 March 2008 21:28 (6 years ago) Permalink

Thank you everybody. Kind of in a really dark tunnel right now which keeps getting darker. It is kind of not my style to air this sort of thing out publicly online both for antiquated reasons of decor & because it's weird when I say something somewhere and it ends up as part of the generally-received bio or something. Sort of have to be prudent about saying "here's what's going on with me" too much.

Really can't tell you how much I appreciate your kind words. More than I can say!

Because I have had to cancel one tour and stop booking another in order to be home, you will all have the chance to get way tired of me & my strident ways over the next couple of months tho LOL awesome hit me back yo

J0hn D., Friday, 21 March 2008 01:21 (6 years ago) Permalink

j0hn!! i started spinning heretic pride again like literally 5 minutes ago lol. it is great. get better.

deeznuts, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:26 (6 years ago) Permalink

Very sorry to hear about your hard times. I hope you come through more or less intact. Though I don't really know most folks here too well, I'm pretty sure I speak for more than just me when I say, let us know if there's anything we do.

dad a, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:28 (6 years ago) Permalink

get better u are loved

jergïns, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:33 (6 years ago) Permalink

:( get better J0hn. Haven't listened to the new album yet but I am going to!!!

Curt1s Stephens, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:42 (6 years ago) Permalink

yer a good dude, hope all turns upwards and well

John Justen, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:51 (6 years ago) Permalink

Best wishes for you, J0hn, and whatever yr situation happens to be.

libcrypt, Friday, 21 March 2008 01:59 (6 years ago) Permalink

Earlier today, iTunes shuffled "This Year" into "Self-Destructive Zones" by the Drive-By Truckers. They have the same chord progression - an admittedly common one, but it was a cool reprise anyway.

Hope everything starts looking up for you.

kingkongvsgodzilla, Friday, 21 March 2008 02:22 (6 years ago) Permalink

Gah, I really wanted to see you in Philly tonight. Get well soon, JD.

St3ve Go1db3rg, Friday, 21 March 2008 02:47 (6 years ago) Permalink

was looking forward to catching one of your shows finally, but understand the circumstances for sure. as compensation, i'll keep spinning the discs.

Charlie Howard, Friday, 21 March 2008 03:03 (6 years ago) Permalink

John, saw you on Tuesday at Webster Hall, you played a great show. Get better soon. You're one of my favorites.

jonathan - stl, Friday, 21 March 2008 04:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

Get well and stay strong.

leavethecapital, Friday, 21 March 2008 23:42 (6 years ago) Permalink

'Sax Rohmer #1' is perhaps my very favourite thing ever just now. Great video, too. I already liked the concept in the first few seconds, and then it KEPT GOING!!

Every time I listen to Heretic Pride I give myself another little kick in the ass for not shelling out to see TMG in Glasgow in December. Any future shouts I make for "J0hn Darn1elle shreds!" will be so much less topical than they would have been then. :'(

Get well soon, John.

Merdeyeux, Saturday, 22 March 2008 03:22 (6 years ago) Permalink

get well soon, J0hn

Herman G. Neuname, Saturday, 22 March 2008 03:29 (6 years ago) Permalink

All the best, John. Looking forward to sparring amicably real soon.

Alfred, Lord Sotosyn, Saturday, 22 March 2008 03:31 (6 years ago) Permalink

Best wishes, J0hn.

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 22 March 2008 03:45 (6 years ago) Permalink

so that line in marduk t-shirt men's room incident about 'i let myself imagine she was you' is totally fucking devastating and awesome fyi.

BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Sunday, 23 March 2008 01:36 (6 years ago) Permalink

get well john

J0rdan S., Sunday, 23 March 2008 01:53 (6 years ago) Permalink

Ugh, keep getting bad news lately. Good thoughts sent in your direction, J0hn.

Lostandfound, Sunday, 23 March 2008 01:55 (6 years ago) Permalink

Nice show in DC tonight. Loved the emo intro with the reference to Rites of Spring, and the Mr. Rogers story. Sorry about your health. Best wishes.

curmudgeon, Sunday, 23 March 2008 06:00 (6 years ago) Permalink

wishing u good stuff

gabbneb, Sunday, 23 March 2008 06:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

Good luck, John, yr the bestest.

maciej recognizing trill, Sunday, 23 March 2008 06:20 (6 years ago) Permalink

all health, j0hn - hope you get to make it down here soon enough.

energy flash gordon, Sunday, 23 March 2008 06:23 (6 years ago) Permalink

thanks for the great show last night! you looked the picture of health, fwiw. all best wishes.

W i l l, Sunday, 23 March 2008 13:29 (6 years ago) Permalink

6 months pass...

just got the PR about the resched - glad to hear you're still playing Manning, was really looking forward to seeing youse (and Wurster!) there

john della boscaoila (sic), Tuesday, 23 September 2008 03:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

I am hearing them now, on last fm, a song called 'Source Decay'. It sounds like one fellow singing over one rough acoustic guitar. The recording sounds prety rough too, I don't know why that is.

the pinefox, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 10:16 (6 years ago) Permalink

maybe cuz it wasnt recorded v well

t_g, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 11:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

i think the early stuff is pretty much on the rough side.

alex in mainhattan, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 12:47 (6 years ago) Permalink

yeah, man, start with Tallahassee and explore from there if yer at all interested.

Perry-Como-Zombie-Memorial-Radio-Now! (Ioannis), Wednesday, 24 September 2008 12:50 (6 years ago) Permalink

"tallahassee" is the one about that couple breaking up, isn't it? that album is amazing. going into very dark regions of the soul.

alex in mainhattan, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 12:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

yep. that one and the following two are my all-time faves by J0hn.

Perry-Como-Zombie-Memorial-Radio-Now! (Ioannis), Wednesday, 24 September 2008 12:59 (6 years ago) Permalink

In true fickle form, my favorite MG album is the last one I played.

i am the small cat (HI DERE), Wednesday, 24 September 2008 13:21 (6 years ago) Permalink

i just discovered "the black ice cream song" from zopilote machine on shuffle. i have a bunch of albums, but except for sunset tree, which i know front to back, i pay attention to one or two tracks for a long time and then keep finding what seem like new tracks.

mte, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 14:09 (6 years ago) Permalink

I always recommend All Hail West Texas as a starting point for some reason, I've never really thought about why, just seemed reasonable. Maybe because the first thing they hear is the Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton and that track seems to appeal pretty bluntly to most people? Er...

RabiesAngentleman, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 15:05 (6 years ago) Permalink

Oh, and they sound rough because he recorded that early stuff on a boombox (multi-xpost)

RabiesAngentleman, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 15:06 (6 years ago) Permalink

yeah, but that album sounds pretty one-note.

Perry-Como-Zombie-Memorial-Radio-Now! (Ioannis), Wednesday, 24 September 2008 15:08 (6 years ago) Permalink

in terms of...?

RabiesAngentleman, Wednesday, 24 September 2008 15:17 (6 years ago) Permalink

style, sound, 'production', song-writing, you name it.

Perry-Como-Zombie-Memorial-Radio-Now! (Ioannis), Wednesday, 24 September 2008 15:22 (6 years ago) Permalink


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